A young student is raped after a visit to a Freiburg Club, allegedly by a group of men. The police are looking for a special Commission to Suspect and arrested seven Syrians and Germans. In the city in the Breisgau, there is considerable uncertainty as to the murder of a student in the fall of 2016 through a refugee. More police presence should provide a better sense of security and the black forest city to get out of the headlines.

What is known for sure?

Eight men are sitting in detention. Seven Syrians at the age of 19 to 29 years of age. One of them is according to the baden-württemberg Ministry of the interior in the Central register of Foreigners, however, as Iraqis. He was referred to as Syrians. In addition, a 25-year-old German sits in custody. Against one of the men, an arrest warrant was already in place. This was. however, according to the interior Ministry, up to the alleged gang rape on the night of the 14 October is not enforced. A spokesman cited the investigative tactics of the police of concrete, he was not. In the blood of the victim an intoxicating agent was demonstrated. The young woman had given the police information, to have a man a drink accepted, and later on in wehrlosem state of having been abused.

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expected, According to a report in the “Bild”-Zeitung may have been involved up to 15 men in the crime. Neither police nor Prosecutor’s office said something. “We are not going to participate in speculation,” said police spokeswoman Laura Riske on Monday. No concrete information from the interior Ministry, there were to the question, against which Suspect of a warrant, not because of what Crime. It is the main but be suspicious. In the media, Ecstasy will report as a possible drug in the drink tablet called.

what is the reaction of the state government of Baden-Württemberg?

Baden-württemberg’s Minister of the interior Thomas Strobl (CDU) said the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”, the security situation in Freiburg should be checked. “Of course, we will consult with the city of Freiburg and the local police on measures to be taken, as we in the security situation can improve.” He was personally with mayor Martin Horn (independent) and the police Bureau in close contact, said Strobl. The police in Freiburg had been reinforced after the crimes already.

How is the mood in the city?

The AfD is trying to use the rape politically for their goals. They called for a Demonstration on Monday evening. Finally, the AfD had advertised in Offenburg after a deadly knife attack on a doctor for a similar Demonstration. After the fact there was a asylum seekers had been taken out of Somalia. In Freiburg, several groups called for counter-demonstrations. Mayor Horn spoke out against the exploitation of the fact: “The desire for more security in Freiburg I think is legitimate, but political instrumentalisation is very sad and bad.” There is also a pent-up demand: Over the easier deportation of criminal offenders must be considered, the strengthening of the police and the judiciary was necessary, said Horn.

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